PROGRAMS & OUTREACH

Aquinas Center offers educational programs, volunteer experiences, and support services to a range of constituents, from college students to recently arrived immigrants and refugees. More than 600 people come through the doors each week. Get involved today!

Summer Camp team wins award from Nutritional Development Services in 2014.

Education and Encounter

Adult English Class (Tues/Thurs 7-8:30PM)
Family English Class (Sat 10:45AM)
After School Program: 1st-6th grade with 8th grade tutors (M,T,W)
Youth Entrepreneurship Project (YEP)/Kasama: 8th-12th grade
College Access (Saturdays)
Youth Researchers (Tues PM)
Green and Growing Summer Camp – K-high school (June/July)
Encounter/ Urban Immersion experiences
Leadership development (Wed PM, Español)
Multicultural Community Garden
Inter-generational Inquiry (Sat PM)
Girl Scouts (Wed PM, Español)

Adult English language learners.

Advocacy and Legal Services

DACA, naturalization, citizenship
ITIN workshops
Family Preparedness Training
Know Your Rights Training
Creative Action

Panel on Gentrification and Affordable Housing at Temple University featuring Aquinas Center Youth Voices members.
Advocacy visit to Harrisburg.

Accompaniment

Al Anon (Español)
Welcoming activities for new arrivals
Material Support
Counseling (Español)

Airport welcome for refugee family.

 

Cross-cultural immersion trip to Mexico, facilitated by Aquinas Center in 2017.